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Summary of Treaty


GENERAL DATA
Official Title Agreement on scientific and technical cooperation between the European Community and the State of Israel - Final Act - Joint Declaration
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 16/07/2007
Date of Entry Into Force 17/12/2008
Duration Definite
Objective of Agreement To renew the Agreement on Scientific and Technical Cooperation between the European Community and the State of Israel, which entered into force on 12 May 2004 in order to associate Israel to the Seventh (EC) Framework Programme and, thus, to allow a continuation of the successful S&T cooperation between the parties and the further integration of Israel into the European Research Area.
Remarks The Agreement is based on the principles of mutual benefit, reciprocal opportunities for participating in each party's programmes and activities in the areas covered by the Agreement, non-discrimination, effective protection of intellectual property and equitable sharing of intellectual property rights. In the context of its renewal the Agreement has been adapted to the specific features of FP7. In particular with regard to the financial contribution from Israel to the budget of the FP. Also, it provides for the possible participation of Israel in the legal structures created under Articles 169 and 171 of the EC Treaty subject to the rules that will be adopted for the establishment of these legal structures and provided that these rules will become applicable in Israel. Following the entry into force of FP7, this Agreement applies provisionally as of 1 January 2007. This Agreement is hereby concluded for the duration of the Seventh EC Framework Programme.
Relation and Association with Other Agreements -Agreement on scientific and technical cooperation between the European Community and the State of Israel
OJ Reference L220, 25/08/2007, p. 5
Depositary Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Community, Israel
Authentic Texts Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew , Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian , Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish
Subject Matters Research and Innovation
Management EC-Israel Research Committee (Article 4)
EU PARTICIPATION
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 10 July 2007 on the signing and provisional application of the Agreement on scientific and technical cooperation between the European Community and the State of Israel; OJ L220 of 25/08/2007, p.3
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 170


Last Update :   23/01/2009